It shall be the duty of the designated authority to serve notice, in writing, upon the owner, occupant, agent or person in possession or control of any lot, building or premises in or upon which any nuisance may be found or who may be the owner or the cause of any such nuisance, requiring him or her to abate the same within five days in such a manner as the designated authority shall prescribe. It shall not be necessary in any case for the designated authority to specify in the notice the manner in which any nuisance shall be abated, unless he or she shall deem it advisable to do so.
(1993 Code, § 25-1-2)